Easy Weeknight Dinner: Pizza Pockets

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These pizza pockets are always a crowd pleaser! Experiment with different fillings and get the kiddos in the kitchen to help with the prep work. Try a veggie version for Meatless Monday.

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Pizza Pockets

homemade pizza pockets on plate with dipping sauces
These pizza pockets are always a crowd pleaser! Experiment with different fillings and get the kiddos in the kitchen to help with the prep work. Try a veggie version for Meatless Monday.
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Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8 pockets
Diet Vegetarian

Ingredients
  

  • 16 ounces pizza dough
  • 1 cup shredded part skim mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup shredded provolone cheese
  • 2 cups chopped vegetables such as broccoli, kale, mushrooms, bell peppers
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Light ranch dressing and marinara sauce for serving

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 500-degrees F. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough 8, 2-oz pieces of dough into small circles.
  • Place a small mound of shredded cheese and vegetables in the center of each piece of dough.
  • Gently fold over the filling, creating a pocket and crimp the edges closed using a fork.
  • Using a paring knife, poke 2 small holes in the top of the pocket to allow steam to escape.
  • Transfer to a baking sheet and repeat with remaining pieces of dough.
  • Brush each pocket with oil and bake for 12-14 minutes, until golden brown; allow to cool for at least 10 minutes. Serve with dressing and sauce for dipping.

Notes

Nutrition doesn’t include dipping sauces.

Nutrition

Serving: 1pocketCalories: 224kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 10gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 200mgFiber: 3gSugar: 1g
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